About Kelly

Coaching Services

Kelly Wallace Boot Camp 4 Writers

I’m available for one-on-one writing coaching for all stages of your project.  I offer one-on-one coaching for writing and book projects. I can help with concept and craft, form and structure, as well as project planning and deadlines. 

We can meet via Skype, Google Hangout, telephone or in person at my office in the Portland area.  Call me at 503.575.5104 if you are interested in discussing whether coaching would help your project.

You can also check me out at my blog: kellywawa.wordpress.com


Official Bio

Kelly Wallace is a thirty-something small business owner and writer living in Portland, OR.  She is currently a Hawthorne Fellow at The Attic Writing Institute in Portland, OR where Cheryl Strayed, David Biespiel, and Jennifer Lauck teach.  She is a Member of the Pinewood Table writer’s group led by Stevan Allred and Joanna Rose. 

Among her many accomplishments, she started the Dinnergrrls.org-Portland chapter in 2002 and grew it to be the second largest chapter in the U.S.  Kelly ran Dinnergrrls.org-Portland until 2005 when she took over as Executive Director.  She ran Dinnergrrls.org until 2006.  She is a graduate of Wells College, located in Aurora, NY.

An avid foodie, cyclist and jogger, you can usually find Kelly biking and eating out around NE, SE, and N. Portland.


Client Praise

“Kelly’s feedback and critique was immensely helpful to me. What she had to say was always thought-provoking, and often pushed me to explore directions I needed to uncover. I’m confident my writing is better now because of her!”

– Bruce Livingston, www.playwriteinc.org